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>> the governor's race is heating up here in maryland. details on nec's. >> bp finally stops the gusher in the gulf. >> if you thought bp could not be under more scrutiny, some senators are raising questions about whether they had anything to do with the release of a convicted terrorist. >> we are in the middle of the summer season. this weekend will feel like it. we'll have details as we start right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. happy friday. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins has a check of the forecast. >> i got to use a gizmo that we do not have much occasion to use. we had an earthquake. we can demonstrate it for you on our radar. the computer can display the information. there is a 3.5 -- our system called it a 3.6 -- it struck near rockville in montgomery county. thisppened around 5:04 morning. it was about 3 miles down just
not approve. the last questions bode well for o'malley. marylanders still approve of the democrat. we will talk about some of the big issues involved in this poll. already this morning, we have had some comments from the campaign regarding this poll. bob ehrlich is stuck in the low 40's because people remember his record as a big spender. this poll is the statistical dead heat. marylanders are embracing bob ehrlich and his message of less spending. we're live on capitol hill, george lettis, is news. >> a pair of suspects are in custody in conjunction with a stabbing death of a johns hopkins researcher. john wagner and lavelva merritt are being charged with first- degree murder in the death of stephen pitcairn. he was blocks away from his home and on the phone with his mother. >> i heard somebody approach and he offered his wallet and everything, but they killed him. >> after being here for 20 years, it is just getting worse. >> police are looking into the possibility that pitcairn's death is a part of robberies in that area. there is a suspicious death in west baltimore. the body of a
. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a maryland state trooper finds himself on the wrong side of the lot and facing child pornography charges. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more. >> bruce tucker spent the last eight years on protection detail in the governor's office. he protected bob ehrlich and martin o'malley. we have interviewed mr. tucker on several occasions on stories for traffic safety. he is accused of possession and intent to distribute child pornography. court records show a search of his home revealed over 3000 images involving children involved in sexual activity. many images show the children tied up or partially nude. >> there is no indication that he was involved in the taking of pictures or that he was depicted in any of the images with these children. >> tucker is suspended without pay. he is out on $50,000 bond. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> two morgan state university students are among four students charged with sexually assaulting a woman. renard james, dante green, dale lawton, and howard cook smith are all charged with attacking a woman at the mou
to move maryland forward. >> a convicted sex offender is back behind bars. >> bp delays testing on the containment cap. what happens now? i am kate amara in washington. >> two people are indicted in the death of an anne arundel county dentist. >> our area has done quite a bit of rain. we'll see what tony pann has to say as 11 news today continues right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. we have done quite a bit of rain. >> anywhere from one to up to four or 5 inches of rain. that is a good thing. we had some minor flooding problems last night. we're making a serious dent into the drought situation we of experience over the last couple of months. there is more rain moving in from western maryland. there will arrive in baltimore later this morning. so take an umbrella. a c
and that will be the case later this afternoon. the reader is just picking up a few sprinkles across western maryland. this batch of rain will miss us this morning. if we get enough sunshine, that will help to create instability that the atmosphere needs to greet thunderstorms later this afternoon. sunshine today is a bad thing. that means the more likely we will get some strong thunderstorms later on. it will be warm and humid. we put a 40% mark on that. of the storms that do developed, some will be strong to severe. a chance for a shower or thunderstorm tonight with temperatures dropping back into the 70's. very little will change for tomorrow. what is going to change as we head into the weekend is the core of the key to in midwest ohio valley will shift over to the mid atlantic. it will get hotter before it gets better by the time we get into the beginning of next week. low 90's today with a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. heat index will be over 100 on saturday. showers and thunderstorms late saturday and early sunday. we will get some lower the humidity levels and temperature will drop into
take away a car by tow truck that did have a maryland tags. no idea who it was registered to. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the baltimore city council is taking a closer look at how city officers handle their firearms. fred bealefeld spent the evening entry questions about the department policy. many of the questions focus on the general discipline of officers involved in off-duty incidents. there was a discussion about the policy requiring officers to carry their weapons while off duty. council members want to know if officers are allowed to carry those weapons even while they are drinking. the current policy does not mention alcohol specifically. >> it does not mean we are actively reviewing the policy set forth by other police departments, especially as they concern the consumption of alcohol and the use of medication. >> the policy is not clear. the council has been asked to discuss the policy in more depth. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you feel the baltimore city police department should revise their policy requiring officers to carry their
on the roads. we did pick up some fire activity at maryland avenue. we're checking on that. so far nothing to report. in carroll county, a report of a downed tree on east mayberry. watch out for that. here's a look at some speed centers. heading down towards the city, looking very nice. things are moving just fine on the topside of the beltway. very light volume for this time of the morning. very nice north and southbound. no problems or delays to report. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the baltimore city police department is now hiring. >> it is all part of mayor stephanie rawlings-blake's to focus on safety. jennifer franciotti is live with more on the story. >> you have ever considered a career in law enforcement, now maybe the time to pursue it. the mayor plans to hire hundreds of police officers by the end of next year. the plant is to hire 100 new officers -- the plan is to hire 100 new officers by the end of this year. >> it will fill the recently restored positions. >> the mayor was able to restore money in the budget that was previously taken away. to handle all these h
maryland governor bob ehrlich has made his choice for running mate. it was made in the most unconventional way. jennifer franciotti is live in federal hill with more on the story. >> he made it on cyberspace, on facebook. the choice he made, mary kane, is not shocking to party insiders. many wondered just who is mary kane. he said he needed a partner to help him fix maryland. mary kay and served as secretary of state and is the director of special projects at the u.s. department of congress. she is a mother of three and does livent montgomery county. this is critical in the gubernatorial race. >> montgomery county has always made republicans incredulous. in is a liberal area. how does it remain so liberal? this is a test of that because mary kane is from montgomery county. >> they will hit the campaign trail together in silver spring. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what's your first impression of bob ehrlich's choice of mary kane for his gubernatorial running mate? e-mail your response to >> the start of
the maryland line all the way down. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. over q. >> -- over to you. bail has been denied for the people accused of killing a johns hopkins researcher just blocks from his home. >> residents gathered last night. 11 news reporter friend from is live with more on that. >> that vigil last night was well attended by politician. over a dozen politicians addressed the crowd. the crowd did not hear from judge john howard. he is the judge responsible for keeping one of stephen pitcairn's accused killer is out of jail. over 100 people gathered on the spot where steven pitcairn was stabbed to death. police commissioner fred bealefeld apologize for not being able to protect the johns hopkins researcher. john wagner is being held without bond. he and his wife are accused of stabbing pitcairn to death sunday night. most of the tanker last night was directed at judge howard. six people have been killed in the charles. this year. some expressed frustration is taken pitcairn's staff. >> is should not have come to this. it has been like this for a long time. >> this is not a sa
are getting discounts. this is according to an accounting for which says florida, illinois, and maryland are among three new states offering tax breaks. this will be in the second week of august. a cosmetic company is apologizing for a collection inspired by the town. the collection and the use name like border town and goes tell. a report on durable goods coming out may influence trading today. the orders are expected to show that they gained in june. we did have a mixed bag yesterday. one report showed a jump in home prices. another report showed a drop in consumer confidence. the number of construction jobs in baltimore dropped 10% in the past year. the bloomberg maryland index was lower. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. 73 degrees on tv hill. another check on the weather and traffic straight ahead. >> do you think you have what it takes to play for the ravens? >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think schools should keep students with head lice from attending classes? you can e-mail your response to wate
to >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. bagood luck. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you patrick is kind of quiet out there. we're enjoying a nice ride for the most part. there is a downed tree in mount airy. 144 is still blocked in both directions. watch for that closure this morning. 60 miles per hour on the west side. no major delays out there. this is a quick live look outside. we are still recovering from the storm. the roads are slick. 83 it york road looks great. no problems on the west side at 40. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> things are improving weather- wise around baltimore after the big storms last night. parts of the caroline county and parts of delaware, some heavy rain and some lightning. that storm is moving east. most of you should have a dry commute. the chance for rain on the eastern shore counties. try it for most everybody during the middle part of the day. there is another chance for some thunderstorms. seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. fo
the economy. >> the future is less certain today for many maryland family spirit our economy is stagnant. families and businesses are disillusioned by high taxes and politicians who talk too much and do too little. >> political analysts say his selection gives him a strong foothold in the critical area of montgomery county. >> where the most voters are, the most republicans, month permit county will be essential in this election. >> ehrlich lost montgomery county to martin o'malley by nearly 7 90,000 votes in 2006. helen holton is once again in the clear of bribery charges. she had been accused of bribery by getting some local developers to go in on a pole. the decision was upheld to dismiss the case against her. she still faces separate charges of campaign finance violations. >> we're halfway through 2010 and the murder rate is at its lowest in nearly 30 years. homicide detectives have been called to investigate 100 murders. that is the lowest total since 1983. shootings in general remained about the same as last year. fewerore has not havd than 200 slayings since 1988. >> police were c
is being considered. >> we are live here with cutie appear for adoption. we are at the maryland spca health center. details coming out. >> and early morning accident in curtis bay to avoid. we will run down the >> a very good morning to you. if feels wonderful outside. 75 degrees to start things outside. it will be another warm one. we do have a slight chance for showers later this section. we're at the hampden pet wellness center. it is part of the spca of maryland. all proceeds go to the spca. you could hear some meowing in the background. cutie is be more cooperative than her sister tucci. cutie is starting to lose some of energy. >> we have two kids up for adoption. >> tell us about it. >> this is a wellness center and provides basic wellness care, exams, vaccines. >> there is a real need for. >> will receive hundreds of calls a week for this service. >> sounds good. there is also a lot going on. we have a unique happy r. coming up. >> on friday, july 23, we have a happy hour from 3:00 p.m. until 7:30. >> we do have some shower potential late this afternoon. a better chance overnight an
downtown at the maryland science center a beautiful shot of the city and the stadium. it was a steamy weekend. we hit 100 degrees both days. we broke records both days. yesterday, which hit 100, which broke the old record of 99. we have made the transition into a cooler air mass. we saw the thunderstorms last night. there was some violent weather. now the front is way off to the south. high pressure comes in from the great lakes. we do have some much more comfortable conditions out there this morning. it feels much better this morning. the thunderstorms have diminished along the front. it is far enough away from us that we should end up with a dry day. maybe some high, thin clouds around annapolis and the eastern shore. most of us will see sunshine today. low 70's right now. seven yuan in rock hall. the dew points are in the low 60's -- 70 degrees in rock hall. cooler, less humid. high temperature near 90 degrees. sun said this evening at 8:24. mostly clear and pleasant tonight. -- sunset this evening at 8:24. another nice day coming up tomorrow with a high temperature near 88. low 90 >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning once again. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have a couple of accidents to watch out for. there is one on 295, so you may find delays developing. there's another crashed to watch out for. 51 miles per hour on southbound 95. north side checking out fine. west side equally smooth at this time. we can do the quick live look outside. this is where the beltway meets the harrisburg expressway. traffic is running smoothly there. problem-free in glen bernie. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. let's check in with sandra shaw. >> it is a warm start this morning. there is some patchy fog out there. mostly sunny skies. 77 right now in the city. 70 in parkton. low 70's on the eastern shore. we will be dry air today. today's high will be pretty warm. 93 degrees. the normal high is 87. with the humidity, it will feel like the mid to upper 90's this afternoon. partly cloudy tonight and quite warm. light winds out of the
refinanced. some have poor credit or no down payment or equity. another winning move for maryland's hotel industry. jane king has that story and more in the bloomberg business report. >> a special focus on montgomery county. they are offered over $100 million in municipal and build america bonds. montgomery has been losing tax revenue during the recession. moody's said they may lower the counties credit rating. beckham making it harder for the county to borrow money. they a formidable economic base. stocks were climbing higher yesterday. investigators -- investors will see their profit growth. shares rose yesterday. but now business is not growing like they had expected. yearly profits may disappoint investors. chesapeake lodging shares were higher yesterday. there by a hotel for over $77 million. chesapeake expects marriott to increase their overall income next year. that deal should close within 30 days. i'm jane king for wbal-tv 11 news. >> actress lindsay lohan would not be attending any award shows our party is for award shows three months. she will be in jail. she did not meet the t
is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you had them. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> welcome back. it is a busy commute. we still have some problems near edgewater and the beltway. we had an accident earlier that is blocking the right lane. birch river, watch for closures because of fire activity. -- bird river. there is a water main break affecting called spring lane. southbound 295, there is an accident. watch for a vehicle fire. a quick live look at traffic. so far so good at old court road although volume is building. we switch over to a live view of 95 and we see our first signs of the life from white marsh down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we are not going to break any records today. we had to 101 yesterday. we're forecasting 93 or 94 today. the humidity is higher. the air quality is in the poor range. the chance for rain increases as we move into the weekend. details in the seven-day forecast. >> television will honor its best at the emmy awards later this morning. >> we will find out who is up.
>> welcome back. it's 12 minutes after 6:00 a.m. 83 degrees already at the maryland science center. this shot is indicative of today. poor air quality and a lot of heat to talk about. most areas are in the 70's. 76 in cockeysville. 75 in cecil county. the difference between yesterday and today is the dew point. it will feel worse today because the dew points are now in the upper 60's to around 70. yesterday we were in the low 60's. it makes a huge difference in how it feels. we have high pressure and this is a big dome of heat. there is an area of low pressure that will work its way back and pushed the center of the heat away from us by the end of the week. we're trapped under the stagnant air mass. it will be hot. there is pollution trap. code red air quality for all the major cities up and down the i- 95 quarter. if you have asthma, take it easy because it is hot and there's a lot of pollution. there is a heat advisory for most of the area today. you need a heat index of 105 and i think that will be verified. will we break any records? it will be closed. the record today is 101. should be r
, to the news desk. >> speaking of the heat, it is our big story this morning. maryland health officials say six people have died this year due to the heat. >> as tony just mentioned, yet another heat wave is expected this week, 11 news reporter kim dacey is live in northwest baltimore with the story. good morning, kim. >> good morning. baltimore city has issued a code red heat alert for today through wednesday of this week. they say there have been six heat-related deaths so far in maryland this year, and that number could increase following this next heat wave. the best thing to do is try to stay out of the heat as much as possible and in the air conditioning. but if you do have to be outside, drink plenty of fluids and try to stay in the shade or wear a hat to protect your skin. the very young and elderly, as well as those with chronic health conditions like respiratory or heart problems, are more success septemberible to heat illnesses. but the secretary of the department of health and mental hygiene says everyone should take precautions. >> it can affect anyone, and so don't take this light
to shovel any heat. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. northbound 95 a dundalk avenue, there is some police activity blocking the right lane. 50 miles per hour on southbound 95. no problems at harford road. 62 miiles per hour on the topside of the beltway. everything moving well on the j.f.x. this morning. eight minutes of the inner loop. five minutes on northbound 95 up towards the 895 split. not create a major delays even with the police activity. so far so good on the west side. this is 95 near o'donnell but they have zoomed into dundalk where police activity has been moved off to the shoulder. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now tony has a check on the forecast. >> we did have some big thunderstorms last night. we have some light rain showers to contend with. mostly along the pennsylvania line or carroll county. you guys could see some light rain to start the day. there is a 40% chance we could see some thunderstorms develop. tak
to >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. [ woman ] for fast relief of itchy, irritated skin, try cortizone-10 easy relief applicator, the strongest itch relief medicine with no-mess healing. cortizone-10 easy relief applicator. specially trained technicians cput every car we sell through a 125 point inspection. carmax is the smart choice because at carmax you get a free appraisal and your written offer to buy your car good for seven days. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. still dealing with the water main break. one lane is closed in each direction. west northern parkway will be your alternate there if you would like to avoid that. there is a situation at the bay bridge, an accident blocking the left lane. some live drive times for you. 11 minutes and nine minutes on 895 southbound. no problems to report. a live look at the beltway here york road. the inner and outer lips are moving just fine. a live look at 50. you can see it is looking very nice in both direc
's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you had them. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. we have picked up an accident in anne arundel county. is that 175. we still have that to break in the road. buffalo run road is closed. the alternate is belfast road. in carroll county, 194 is closed in both directions. we picked up an accident of the outer loop of the public at delaney valley road. we will give you a live look at providence road. you can see the outer loop starting to back down. something to be aware of. 95 at 395, looking good in and out of the city. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a gorgeous last friday for the last day in july. we have been above 90 41 days. this could be the third hottest july on record. none of that today. we could be below normal. sunny and quite pleasant. it will be a great beach weekend. no humidity a factor. it will feel great. a chance of storms on sunday. more on your seven-day forecast coming up in a bit. >> good morning. keith mills with you. the orioles should name a new manager every day. the oriol
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